Personal Growth

Give the Gift of Belief

A few years ago I invited a handful of ladies to join me for a leadership-focused Bible study group. I was feeling God nudge me to create a place for women with leadership gifts to gather together, build community and grow in their faith. Frankly, it didn’t make sense. I was the Executive Director at […]

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Summer Permission Slip

Schools out. We’re on the brink of summer. It’s a season of change. Seasons are an important part of life’s rhythm. They change our pace. They disrupt us. I used to think I didn’t like seasons. Spending most of my life in Wisconsin and Tennessee I found the extremes of the seasons tiring. Whether it […]

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4 Ways Leaders Lead the Way

Adventure. Risk. Sacrifice. Life and leadership require all three… and yet so often we resist them. We trade adventure for what is known. We trade risk for what is safe. We trade sacrifice for what is comfortable. And we miss so much when we make these trades. Two weeks ago my husband and I attempted […]

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Books I Read in 2015

You all know we well enough to know that reading is a huge value to me.  My family gets annoyed by the stacks of books that are piled up in my office and on my nightstand.  I just can’t get enough.  I buy books faster than I can read them. Today I’m in Wisconsin visiting […]

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